Iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: BloombergIconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: Bloomberg
Iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: Bloomberg
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Why Hong Kong home and office costs are likely to weather political crisis and trade war

  • A prolonged recession could cause strain, but a supply squeeze means house prices and office rents are unlikely to be dented for now

Iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: BloombergIconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: Bloomberg
Iconic buildings in Hong Kong’s Central commercial district stand illuminated along the Victoria Harbour. Grade A office rents here are the highest in the world, and are likely to remain that way amid a supply squeeze, which also applies to the private housing market. Photo: Bloomberg
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